Producing high quality wooden timepieces since 1971, Tense is owned and operated in British Columbia, Canada, one of the most beautiful places in the world. Founder Ken P. Lau brings over 50 years of experience as a crafter of timepieces to the office. Tense is for those that love to be in touch with nature and live a simple and casual life. Tense Watches are made from 100% recycled or reclaimed wood, and are powered by Miyota Watch Movements from Japan.They pride themselves on producing the world’s most unique time-pieces that are loved by nature lovers around the world. As the original wood watch, the quality is unmatched with unique design elements including carefully sourced hypoallergenic woods, threaded pins, swiss mineral glass, luminescent hands, and a patented bumper and glue system allowing for the natural expansion and contraction of the wood in changing climates.